Beyond the slopes: Must-try winter adventures in Mont-Tremblant
Whether you’re travelling solo, with family or with your partner, this sought-after destination offers thrilling excitement for all
Renowned as one of Canada’s top skiing and snowboarding destinations, Mont-Tremblant is so much more than slopes. This scenic winter playground tucked in the Laurentian Mountains invites you to venture off-piste and discover exciting attractions and experiences for all ages in its five surrounding districts.
Lively family journeys
Making memories with your loved ones is easy, thanks to the region’s many kid-friendly activities and amenities. Take the little ones downtown for a snow-tubing outing at Aventures Neige, which boasts eight sliding trails and several crackling outdoor firepits. Or head to Mont-Tremblant’s alpine-inspired pedestrian village to skate along the seasonal ice rink next to the Saint-Bernard Chapel.
Wet and wild fun abounds at brind’O Aquaclub, where families can enjoy twirling waterslides, 35 interactive water games and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Prefer to flex your mental muscles? Mission Liberté’s immersive escape rooms are sure to challenge puzzling young minds. An enchanting forest experience will delight little ones, while the haunted asylum room is sure to deliver a scary thrill for older kids.
To refuel and recharge, pick up a slice at Pizza & Cie. With 30 different pizzas on the menu, this well-known and beloved local restaurant is sure to please even the pickiest diners.
The snowy landscapes of Mont-Tremblant are the perfect backdrop for a romantic winter retreat. Get your heart racing on a snowshoe excursion for two in Quebec’s oldest national park, Parc national du Mont-Tremblant. Explore its 48-kilometre network of picturesque trails hand in hand.
After an active morning, soothe sore muscles with a couple’s massage and hydrotherapy circuit in the healing waters at Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant. Nestled in the forest beside the Diable River, this luxurious Nordic day spa is a tranquil hideaway equipped with thermal pools, saunas and steam rooms.
For dinner, venture downtown to indulge in a tasting menu at sEb – L’Artisan Culinare, where where chef Sébastien Houle’s locally sourced dishes marry global flavours with traditional Québécois home cooking. Or share a bubbling pot of authentic Savoyard-style cheese fondue at La Savoie in Tremblant Resort.
Bet on a good time when ending the night at Casino de Mont-Tremblant. Try your luck at table games and slot machines, or head to the adjoining bar for a night cap and a live piano show with your partner.
Scenic solo excursions
Discover the Mont-Tremblant region at your own pace on a solo winter getaway. Make fresh tracks first thing in the morning during a private cross-country ski lesson at Domaine Saint-Bernard, which is part of a superb network of more than 80 kilometres of marked trails dedicated to cross-country skiing and skating.
Later, head downtown to refuel with a hearty soup or sandwich at the cozy Café Ça Me Dit… before embarking on a self-guided walking tour of the Mont-Tremblant Public Art Circuit. There are more than a dozen creative sculptures, murals and installations on display throughout the region’s parks and municipal buildings.
After dark, head back to The Domaine for an unforgettable stargazing experience at Velan Astronomy Pavilion. The observatory invites amateur astronomers to peer up at the night sky through a sophisticated telescope to view nebulas, planets and other celestial wonders.